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Some Starbucks Offer Free Drinks During Glitch

Some Starbucks Offer Free Drinks During Glitch

A nationwide outage of Starbucks' point-of-sale system got some customers a free jolt of espresso. Cheryl Hurd reports. Watch »

Apr 24, 2015
San Francisco is Worst Market for Renters: Report

San Francisco is Worst Market for Renters: Report

San Francisco is the worst market for renters, according to Forbes' latest list. Read »

Apr 19, 2015
Sabra Recalls Hummus for Possible Listeria Contamination

Sabra Recalls Hummus for Possible Listeria Contamination

Sabra Dipping Company is voluntarily recalling its "Classic Hummus" because of possible Listeria... Read »

Apr 7, 2015
Facebook Expands Gehry-Designed Campus

Facebook Expands Gehry-Designed Campus

Facebook's new Menlo Park office, which was designed by Frank Gehry, already has ambitious expansion plans. Read »

Apr 7, 2015
Amazon Promises One-Button Shopping With

Amazon Promises One-Button Shopping With "Dash"

Amazon Prime subscribers will soon be able to order everyday products with the push of a single button, thanks to... Read »

Mar 31, 2015
Pepsi Takes Back No. 2 Spot From Diet Coke

Pepsi Takes Back No. 2 Spot From Diet Coke

Americans bought less soda for the 10th straight year in 2014, with diet sodas shrinking more than their sugary... Read »

Mar 27, 2015
Taco Bell's Waffle Taco Is Dead; Biscuit Taco to Replace

Taco Bell's Waffle Taco Is Dead; Biscuit Taco to Replace

The newest weapon in the breakfast wars is a biscuit shaped like a taco. Read »

Mar 24, 2015
Silicon Valley Bias Suit Spurs Closer Look By Firms

Silicon Valley Bias Suit Spurs Closer Look By Firms

A sex discrimination trial that has put a spotlight on gender imbalance in Silicon Valley has prompted some... Watch »

Mar 23, 2015
Unemployment Rates in Bay Area Below State Average

Unemployment Rates in Bay Area Below State Average

Unemployment rates in all Bay Area counties in February were below the state's average, officials with the State of... Read »

Mar 22, 2015
Cheap Wines Chock-Full of Arsenic: Lawsuit

Cheap Wines Chock-Full of Arsenic: Lawsuit

Many popular, inexpensive brands of wine made and distributed in California, including Trader Joe's famed "Two... Read »

Mar 20, 2015
Tesla Updating Model S to Ease Range Anxiety

Tesla Updating Model S to Ease Range Anxiety

Tesla Motors is updating its Model S electric car to help ease drivers' worries about running out of battery charge... Watch »

Mar 19, 2015
Fed Hints at Rate Hike, Won't Say When

Fed Hints at Rate Hike, Won't Say When

The Federal Reserve made its first overtures on Wednesday that it is seeking to hike interest rates, but Fed Chair... Read »

Mar 19, 2015
Mile IQ App Helps Drivers Track Mileage for Business Trips

Mile IQ App Helps Drivers Track Mileage for Business Trips

A new way to track your miles on the road. A San Francisco-based company developed an app for people who drive for... Watch »

Mar 18, 2015
Din Tai Fung Coming to San Jose

Din Tai Fung Coming to San Jose

Popular Taiwanese dumpling house Din Tai Fung will open the first Northern California location in San Jose's Valley... Read »

Mar 18, 2015
Blue Bottle Coffee to Open Silicon Valley Shop

Blue Bottle Coffee to Open Silicon Valley Shop

Blue Bottle Coffee makes its Peninsula debut in Palo Alto this week. Read »

Mar 17, 2015
Chicago McDonald's Faces Complaints Over Employee Burns

Chicago McDonald's Faces Complaints Over Employee Burns

McDonald's employees in Chicago lobbied for more safety standards at the restaurant. Demonstration comes one day... Watch »

Mar 17, 2015
Bay Area Start-Ups Looking to Disrupt Online Car Sales

Bay Area Start-Ups Looking to Disrupt Online Car Sales

Several new Bay Area start-ups have the drive to disrupt the traditional model of buying and selling cars. Watch »

Mar 16, 2015
Uber Competitor Wants Self-Flying Rideshare Cars in Air

Uber Competitor Wants Self-Flying Rideshare Cars in Air

AeroMobil has created a prototype for a self-flying car and would like to put a taxi service in the air in the next... Read »

Mar 17, 2015
McDonald's Commercial Sparks Uproar in Petaluma

McDonald's Commercial Sparks Uproar in Petaluma

A new McDonald's commercial for its Egg White Delight McMuffin has some Petaluma residents up in arms. Watch »

Mar 12, 2015
It's Here: What Apple Watch Can Do, Will Cost

It's Here: What Apple Watch Can Do, Will Cost

Apple debuted what it called the "most advanced timepiece ever created" Monday, detailing a slate of new features... Watch »

Mar 9, 2015

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